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Cast (feature film)

North by Northwest (1959) as Assistant conductor
An advertising man is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.
The Toughest Gun in Tombstone (1958) as Dr. MacAvoy
A notorious gunman faces a series of challengers determined to out-shoot him.
The Last Hurrah (1958) as
A political boss faces changing times as he runs for re-election.
Looking for Danger (1957) as Watson
The Bowery Boys'''' leader recalls his days as a World War II spy in Arabia.
The Wings of Eagles (1957) as Bartender
Biography of Frank "Spig" Wead, the pioneer aviator who turned to writing after being grounded by an accident.
The White Squaw (1956) as Dr. Miller
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956) as Warden
A novelist frames himself for murder to prove the fallibility of circumstantial evidence.
Canyon River (1956) as Rancher
A Wyoming rancher and his foreman¿s cattle drive journey to Oregon.
Calling Homicide (1956) as Deputy Wall
The third of five films (Dial Red-O, Sudden Danger, Calling Homicide, Footsteps in the Night and Chain of Evidence in release order and released across a full period of two years) in which Bill Elliott played a detective lieutenant (Andy Flynn in the first one, Doyle in the others) in the Los Angeles homicide department) with all five produced by Ben Schwab but a different director on each one. Lieutenant Andy Doyle (Bill Elliott) of the Los Angeles Sheriff;s homicide department, while investigation the mysterious dynamiting death of a young policeman, discovers that the strangling-murder of Francine Norman, owner of a modeling school, is linked with the firsy killing. While questioning those connected with the school, manager Darlene Adams (Jeanne Cooper), and executives Allen Gilmore (Thomas B. Henry) and Tony Fuller (Lyle Talbot), Lt. Doyle and his aide, Detective Sergeant Mike Duncan (Don Haggerty), find there is a blackmailing "baby racket" being run in conjunction with the school. Suspicion points to construction company owner Jim Haddix (Myron Healey) who had been in love with Francine. All evidence of the baby extortion racket is destroyed by an explosion, and the hunt narrows down to one man, the school handyman.
At Gunpoint (1955) as Postmaster
Apache Ambush (1955) as
President Lincoln enlists an Indian scout to guard a cattle drive.
The Great Diamond Robbery (1954) as Arresting officer
A diamond cutter unwittingly helps a jewel thief.
The Roar of the Crowd (1953) as Official
Johnny Tracy (Howard Duff), son of veteran race driver Pop Tracy (Harry Shannon), is working his way up on the racing circuit, but is urged by his sweetheart, Marcy Parker (Helene Stanley), to give up the track if he wants to marry her. He persuades her to marry him on the promise that he will quit after racing once in the Indaanapolis 500, but he is injured in a qualifying race and goes to work as a spark plug salesman for Mackey (Minor Watson), an old family friend. He is a failure at selling but Marcy changes her attitude towards his racing, and he qualifies for the 500. Race-car drivers Johnnie Parsons, Duke Nalon, Manuel Ayulo (not the actor Manuel Ayuso) and Henry Banks play themselves.
Phantom from Space (1953) as Neighbor [George Nelson]
An alien being lands in Santa Monica. Killing two people who attacked him due to the menacing appearance of his spacesuit, the creature takes it off while being pursued by government authorities, revealing himself to be invisible.
The Girl in White (1952) as Cop
Biography of Emily Dunning, the first woman doctor to practice in a New York hospital.
Wagons West (1952) as Territorial marshal
Rod Cameron, Noah Berry, Jr., Peggie Castle, Michael Chapin, Henry Brandon, Sara Haden, Frank Ferguson, Glenn Strange. While leading a wagon train to California, the wagonmaster discovers that three of his party are actually gunrunners who are selling arms to the Cheyennes.
This Woman Is Dangerous (1952) as Cab driver
A female gangster learns she is losing her vision.
Let's Go Navy (1951) as Petty officer Grompkin
The Bowery Boys join the Navy to catch some crooks posing as sailors.
The Blue Veil (1951) as Traffic policeman
A Woman of Distinction (1950) as Reporter
A publicity hungry press agent creates a romance between an icy college dean and a visiting lecturer.
East Side, West Side (1950) as Fred, a doorman
A chic New York couple is torn apart by a seductive model.
When Willie Comes Marching Home (1950) as Sergeant
A small-town soldier gets a chance to be a hero when he accidentally crosses enemy lines.
Twilight in the Sierras (1950) as Sheriff Callahan
Roy is a United States Marshal tracking down a counterfeiting ring and hunting down a mountain lion. Songs: "It's One Wonderful Day," "Rootin' Tootin' Cowboy," "Pancho's Rancho" and the title song.
The Great Jewel Robber (1950) as Police officer
A master thief escapes from a Canadian prison farm and makes his way to New York.
White Heat (1949) as Guard
A government agent infiltrates a gang run by a mother-fixated psychotic.
Mighty Joe Young (1949) as Patrolman
Showmen try to exploit a giant ape raised by an orphan.
Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture (1949) as Mac
When he's spotted leaving a laundry whose proprietor has just been murdered, a reformed thief has to find the real killer.
Colorado Territory (1949) as Stage guard
An outlaw just released from prison is sucked back into a life of crime in this remake of High Sierra.
Smart Woman (1948) as Policeman
A crusading DA falls for a defense attorney with a criminal past.
Sinister Journey (1948) as Banks
Silver River (1948) as Soldier
A ruthless gambler''''s rise to power is cut short by character flaws.
The Gentleman from Nowhere (1948) as Detective
Alias a Gentleman (1948) as Detective
An aging convict tries to keep his daughter from following in his footsteps.
The Return of the Whistler (1948) as Police sergeant
When a woman goes missing on the eve of her wedding, her fiancee hires a detective to track her down.
Variety Time (1948) as Building inspector
Jack Paar introduces musical numbers and comic bits from RKO films.
The Lady from Shanghai (1948) as Policeman
A romantic drifter gets caught between a corrupt tycoon and his voluptuous wife.
I, Jane Doe (1948) as Policeman
Michael O'Halloran (1948) as Officer [Fred] Martin
They Won't Believe Me (1947) as Ryan
A faithless husband is charged with a murder he didn't commit.
Fall Guy (1947) as Taylor
Tom Cochrane, full of dope (cocaine) and covered with blood, is picked up by the police and then questioned by detectives Shannon (Douglas Fowley) and Taylor (Harry Strang), but manages to escape. His girl friend Lois Walter (Teala Loring), against the wishes of her guardian, Jim Grosset (Charles Arnt), assists Tom and his police-officer brother-in-law Mac (Robert Armstrong) in trying to clear Tom of a possible murder charge. Tom only recalls meeting a man in a bar and going to a party. Tom and Mac find the man, Joe (Elisha Cook Jr.), who takes them to the party scene, the apartment of the Shindells (John Harmon and Iris Adrian), where they find the body of a murdered girl in the apartment above. The police pick up Mac, while Tom trails Marie (Virginia Dale) and Mike (Jack Overman). Joe is murdered for leading Tom to the scene of the crime, and Marie, who had been hired by the killer to get Tom at the apartment when the crime was committed, is choked to death. Tom, following the killer of Marie, is almost trapped and killed himself, but is saved by Mike.
Blind Spot (1947) as Detective
Dick Tracy's Dilemma (1947) as Foreman
Dick Tracy takes on "The Claw" in this crime thriller
Michigan Kid (1947) as Red
Joe Palooka in the Knockout (1947) as Policman
Something in the Wind (1947) as Detective
Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (1947) as Tim
Dick Tracy tracks down a bank robber using nerve gas.
Deep Valley (1947) as Posse
A farmer's daughter helps an escaped convict.
Rendezvous with Annie (1946) as Detective
Personality Kid (1946) as Police officer
Roll on Texas Moon (1946) as Don Williams
To get the Delaney ranch Cole's henchman Anders has started a phony range war between the cattlemen and sheepmen. After killing Delaney, he tries to kill his daughter Jill and then Roy who was sent to investigate the war. But the failed attempts gives Roy the information he needs.
The Devil's Mask (1946) as Brophy
A detective tries to identify a shrunken head found in a crashed cargo plane.
The Madonna's Secret (1946) as Policeman
Centennial Summer (1946) as Mr. Dorgan
In 1876 Philadelphia, two sisters (Jeanne Crain and Linda Darnell) vie for the affections of a Frenchman (Cornel Wilde) who's come to town to prepare the French pavilion for the Centennial exposition.
Without Reservations (1946) as Policeman
A woman writer falls for a war hero who''''s a perfect match for the hero of her latest novel.
Mysterious Intruder (1946) as Desk sergeant
A detective discovers the woman he''''s been hired to track down is the key to an unusual inheritance.
Circumstantial Evidence (1945) as Prison guard
A young lad has his fine new hatchet confiscated by a grumpy baker. The boy's hot-headed father tries to get it back, but this results in a fight in which onlookers seem to see the father use the disputed weapon to strike and kill the baker. At the resulting murder trial, their evidence on this point becomes a matter of life-and-death.
Nob Hill (1945) as Policeman
The owner of a San Francisco saloon yearns to rank among the upper crust of Nob Hill. When he begins romancing a wealthy socialite it looks like he may have his entree into high society. The pretty star of his saloon's show, however, wants to make sure he stays on the Barbary Coast.
She Wouldn't Say Yes (1945) as Sergeant
A female psychiatrist who's sworn off love falls for a handsome veteran.
Prison Ship (1945) as First officer
Swing Out Sister (1945) as Policeman
Ten Cents a Dance (1945) as Officer
Manhunt of Mystery Island (1945)
A young couple journeys to Mystery Island to rescue the girl's father, who is being held prisoner by the evil Captain Mephisto, a pirate from 200 years ago who uses his Transformation Machine to travel forward in time and disguise himself as one of the four owners of Mystery Island.
Youth on Trial (1945) as Plainclothesman
A hard-boiled juvenile court judge orders that a popular road house be raided because she knows it is a popular hangout for young punks but then is appalled when the cops bring in her own daughter with the rest of the delinquents.
The Falcon in San Francisco (1945) as Desk sergeant
A society sleuth enlists a little girl's help in nabbing a mob of silk smugglers.
Fallen Angel (1945) as Policeman
A man is accused of killing a waitress he had tried to seduce with his wife''''s money.
The Valley of Decision (1945) as Guard
An Irish housemaid''''s romance with the boss''''s son is complicated by labor disputes in the Pittsburgh mills.
Dick Tracy (1945) as Detective
Dick is faced with a series of murders in which the victims all come from different social and economic backgrounds.
Within These Walls (1945) as Guard
Thousands Cheer (1944) as Major Haines
An egotistical acrobat joins the Army and falls in love with his commander''''s daughter.
Four Jills in a Jeep (1944) as Sergeant
Destiny (1944) as Desk officer
The Soul of a Monster (1944) as New York policeman
A mysterious woman saves a doctor''''s life at the price of his soul.
The Old Texas Trail (1944) as Howard Lane
As Jim Wiley, a stageline troubleshooter, arrives he is shot and relieved of his identification papers. Thinking him dead, those against the stage line construction send an imposter in his place to slow down the work. But Jim survives and now believed to be the outlaw that shot him, gets a job on the construction crew in an effort to find the big boss behind all the trouble.
Laura (1944) as Detective
A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he's investigating.
Once Upon a Time (1944) as Police officer
A Broadway producer finds fame with his new act -- a dancing caterpillar.
The Missing Juror (1944) as Police Sgt. Lewton
A detective tries to stop whomever is murdering the jurors on a notorious murder case.
The Eve of St. Mark (1944) as Military police
Passport to Destiny (1944) as German major
A British war widow travels to Berlin to assassinate Hitler.
The Sullivans (1944) as C.P.O.
During WWII, five brothers enlist in the Navy and are assigned to serve on the same ship.
Home in Indiana (1944) as
A troubled teen gets a new future when he moves to the country to raise a racehorse.
The Last Ride (1944) as Radio policeman
A detective suspects foul play in a series of accidental deaths.
Wing and a Prayer (1944) as
An aircraft carrier is sent on a decoy mission around the Pacific, with orders to avoid combat, thus lulling Japanese alertness before the battle of Midway. All the men have their individual worries and concerns, but become increasingly frustrated at their avoidance of combat, for reasons unknown to them. But in the end, all get their chance to fight.
My Buddy (1944) as Detective
Republic, never a company to not try getting ahead of the curve and with writers who could remember the 1930's social conscience WW I vets-returning-home films, made this in mid-1944 (a full year before the end of WW II) as a don't-let-it-happen-again sermon. The semi-prologue opening finds Father Jim Donnelly (John Litel) before a post-war planning board in Washington and, as Priests quite often did in 1930 and 1940's films, tells his point-making story in flashback of how WW I vet Eddie Ballinger (Don Barry as Donald Barry), shaken by battle experiences anyway, returns home to a job that is no longer there for him and finds "No Help Wanted" signs standing in his way of making an honest living. Despite the pleas from his mother (Emma Dunn) and his sweetheart Lucy Manners (Lynne Roberts), Eddie starts hauling booze for bootlegger Tim Oberta (Alexander Granich) and takes up with entertainer Lola (Ruth Terry), who eventually betrays him, mainly because she is a one-name character and that's what one-name characters are there for...especially in a movie with the lead playing his 1944 version of Jimmy Cagney in a 1933 Warner's film. Father Jim makes his don't-repeat-the-past point in less than an hour as the hearing committee had also seen and heard the story before.
See Here, Private Hargrove (1944) as Captain
A green recruit has a series of madcap adventures in the Army.
Bowery to Broadway (1944) as Policeman
Whistling in Brooklyn (1943) as Gumbatz
A radio sleuth infiltrates the Brooklyn Dodgers to solve a murder.
Hostages (1943) as German guard
The North Star (1943) as Guerrilla
Ukrainian villagers unite to fight off invading Nazis.
The Lone Star Trail (1943) as Sheriff Waddell
Rancher Blaze Barker (Johnny Mack Brown) returns to Dead Falls after being framed by land-grabbers and spending two years in jail. Paroled, he can't wear a gun, but is aided by Marshal Fargo Steele (Tex Ritter). The gang is out to gain control of all of the valley land before a dam is constructed. When Blaze raises the money to pay off the taxes on his ranch, he finds it has been marked to incriminate him.
Slightly Dangerous (1943) as Driver
A small-town girl changes her identity to make it in New York, leaving her boyfriend a suspect in her "disappearance."
Hi, Buddy (1943) as Recruiting sergeant
Seven Miles from Alcatraz (1943) as Man in hangar
Escaped convicts land at a lighthouse being used by Nazi spies.
He's My Guy (1943) as Police officer
Vaudeville performers Van Moore (Dick Foran) and Terry Allen (Irene Hervey) split up after a quarrel. Terry moves in with Madge Donovan (Joan Davis), a dancing comedienne friend. She gets a job as secretary to Kirk (Donald Douglas), personnel manager of a defense plant, and conceives the idea of staging a talent show from among the workers. She sends for Van to help her stage the show but he arrives and finds her with Kirk and they break up again. When the show goes on, Kirk takes bows for its success. When it comes Terry's turn to sing, she is terrified without Van. But when she hears her accompaniment, she knows it is Van playing it, and walks out on the stage to find him at the piano. Madge tells the plant president (Samuel S.Hinds) that Van, not Kirk, really produced the show and he announces that Van and Terry are now co-directors of the entertainment for all the company's plants.
Two Senoritas from Chicago (1943) as Electrician
Daisy Baker, a Chicago "refuse collector" who fancies herself as a theatrical agent, finds a play which had been thrown away by two Portuguese playwrights. Without bothering to get permission, she sends it off to a New York producer named Rupert Shannon and he wires her to come to New York immediately. Daisy and her two showgirl friends, Gloria and Maria, arrive in New York where the two girls assume accents and pretend to be the sisters of the playwright. Shannon agrees to star them in a production of the play. Two former friends, Lena and Louise, recognize the girls and threaten to blow the whistle unless they are also cast. Meanwhile, the two actual playwrights sell the story to producer Sam Grohman who hires Lena and Louise.
Gung Ho! (1943) as Sgt. Corrigan
A Marine squadron takes on a heroic Pacific Island raid during WWII.
Fired Wife (1943) as Stagehand
Good Morning, Judge (1943) as Bailiff
It Ain't Hay (1943) as Policeman
Hit the Ice (1943) as Gateman
Flash Fulton (Bud Abbott) and Weejie McCoy (Lou Costello) take pictures of a bank robbery. Lured to the mountain resort hideout of the robbers and accompanied by Dr. Bill Elliott (Patric Knowles) and Peggy Osborn (Elyse Knox), they also meet old friend Johnny Long (Himself) and his band and singer Marcia Manning (Ginny Simms). Dr. Elliott and Peggy are being held in a remote cabin by the robbers, but Weejie rescues them by turning himself into a human snowball that becomes an avalanche that engulfs the crooks.
Gals, Incorporated (1943) as
"Gals, Incorporated" is a nightclub sponsored by elderly playboy Cornelius Rensington III (Leon Errol) that features Glen Gray and the Casa Loma Orchestra, with all the other employees and entertainers being beautiful girls. Molly (Grace McDonald) is president of the corporation and Gwen (Harriet Hillard) is head of the executive staff. Jennifer Rensington (Minna Phillips), Cornelius' sister, threatens to cut off his share of the family income unless he settles down and gets married. The girls persuade the unwilling Molly to pose as Cornelius' wife. The sister arrives with Bill Rensington (David Bacon), Cornelius' son by a former marriage. Molly, while attracted to Bill, has to play out her role and Bill, thinking she has married his father for his money, turns his attention to Gwen, a scheming mercenary. Gwen arranges for Bill to cross the state line with her and get married, but Cornelius and the other girls catch up before the ceremony can be performed. Bill is told the truth about the hoax, and gathers Molly up in his arms.
He Hired the Boss (1943) as Sergeant
Hubert Wilkins (Stuart Erwin), a bookkeeper for Mr. Bates (Thurston Hall) by day and an air raid warden by night, patrols the district where his boss' warehouse is located, and finds two employees removing raw silk stocks. They say they are working under Bates' orders and brush him off. Hubert wants to marry Emily Conway (Elelyn Venable), company secretary, but can't see how he can afford it since he has loaned a salesman, Fuller (Chick Chandler), $400 with deeds to four lots as security. Don Bates (William T. Orr), son of the boss, is engaged to Emily's sister Sally (Vivian Blaine) though his father disapproves. He and Emily encourage Sally and Don to elope. Hubert, a little tipsy, buys two more lots from Fuller and goes to Bates' home and asks for a raise. He is fired and, the next morning, Emily also for helping Don to elope. Hubert discovers that the lots he bought are worth $100,000 and, unknown to Bates, buys the company. While on warden duty that night, he discovers that the two employees he previously saw taking silk from the warehouse are actually stealing it.
Dangerous Blondes (1943) as Detective Matthews
A mystery writer and his wife investigate the murder of a couturier''''s wife.
Hi' Ya, Sailor (1943) as Chief officer
Swing Shift Maisie (1943) as Plant policeman
A brassy showgirl signs on to help the war effort as a factory worker.
So Proudly We Hail! (1943) as Major Arthur
Nurses caught behind enemy lines during World War II fight to survive.
They Died with Their Boots On (1942) as Orderly
Romanticized biography of General George Armstrong Custer and his last stand.
You Can't Escape Forever (1942) as M.P.
Although she's been demoted to writing the advice column, a newspaper woman still tries to expose a racketeer.
Saboteur (1942) as Policeman
A young man accused of sabotage goes on the lam to prove his innocence.
They All Kissed the Bride (1942) as Truck driver
A woman running a trucking company falls for the reporter out to expose her business practices.
Highways by Night (1942) as Driver
A wealthy playboy gets mixed up with the mob.
To the Shores of Tripoli (1942) as C.P.O.
A brash young Marine has to redeem himself after trying to romance a female officer.
Kid Glove Killer (1942) as
A police scientist investigates the mayor''''s murder.
Tennessee Johnson (1942) as Heckler
Biography of Andrew Johnson, who followed Abraham Lincoln into office and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.
Thunder Birds (1942) as Forest ranger
A veteran flyer and the youngster he''''s training fall for the same girl.
The Big Shot (1942) as Mike
A mob leader escapes prison and flees with his love to a mountain hideaway, where he tries to atone for his sins.
Ride 'Em Cowboy (1942) as Ranger
On the run from a rodeo boss, two greenhorns get jobs as cowboys.
Get Hep to Love (1942) as Policeman
'Frisco Lil (1942) as Red
Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant (1942) as Cop
Three young surgeons vie to replace the legendary Dr. Kildare.
Top Sergeant (1942) as Policeman
An Army jeep is forced off the road by fleeing bandits. Sergeant Dick Manson (Don Terry), his kid brother Jack (Gene Garrick), and Corporals Frenchy Devereaux (Leo Carrillo) and Andy Jarrett (Andy Devine) follow and are joined by a posse of deputy sheriffs. Three of the robbers are killed in a shoot-out, but one of them, Al Bennett (Don Porter), escapes after wounding Jack, who dies. Bennett figures a perfect hideout would be in the Army, and becomes one of the recruits assigned to Manson. He gets into trouble because of his attitude, and particularly with Manson when he gets the Colonel's daughter, Helen (Elyse Knox), into covering up his A.W.O.L. G-Men reveal that some of the bank money has been passed at a local jewellery store. When Manson learns that Bennett has given Helen a gift trinket, he jumps at the clue, and drives her down to question the jeweler. They find him murdered. At the Army war games, Bennett blows up a bridge and several men are killed, and he diverts the blame upon Frenchy and Andy, who are court martialed for negligent homicide. Manson discovers a witness who identifies Bennett as one of the bank robbers.
Destination Unknown (1942) as Henchman
Mr. & Mrs. North (1942) as Cooper
A sappily married couple discover a murder victim in their closet.
Sin Town (1942) as Jessup
Conman Dud McNair and his girl arrive in Carsin Town to find they have been sold worthless oil wells. The place is thriving and Dud soon eases himself in as half owner of a saloon. But his partner is playing a cagey and more deadly game. He is in jail so any lawlessness will be blamed on McNair.
Tortilla Flat (1942) as Fireman
Inhabitants of a Southern California fishing village strive for the simple pleasures of life.
The Bugle Sounds (1942) as Sergeant
An old-time cavalry sergeant's resistance to change could cost him his post.
The Man Who Returned to Life (1942) as Trusty
David Jamieson (John Howard), a Northerner, is forced to flee from a Maryland town where he is suspected of murdering the girl who attempted to force him to marry her on the eve of his wedding to another girl. He flees and assumes a new identity but returns to save the life of the man accused of killing him.
Bombay Clipper (1942) as Submarine officer
Grand Central Murder (1942) as Policeman
A detective investigates an actress's murder in a train car.
I Was Framed (1942) as Officer
A news man''''s political investigations land him in prison.
Juke Box Jenny (1942) as Policeman
My Gal Sal (1942) as Bartender
A chronicle of songwriter Paul Dresser as he moves up into New York society.
Men of Texas (1942) as Stage guard
The Spoilers (1942) as Miner
An Alaskan prospector fights a crooked federal agent for a beautiful saloon singer.
Tramp, Tramp, Tramp (1942) as Guard
Two Yanks in Trinidad (1942) as Navy officer
Who Done It? (1942) as Truck driver
Two would-be radio mystery writers find themselves in a real life murder mystery.
Larceny, Inc. (1942) as Policeman
An ex-convict and his gang try to use a luggage store to front a bank robbery, but business keeps getting in the way.
Pacific Blackout (1941) as Anti-gas officer
Navy Blues (1941) as C.P.O. Lane
Honolulu days are far from peaceful for a boatload of amorous sailors.
Sergeant York (1941) as Sergeant
True story of the farm boy who made the transition from religious pacifist to World War I hero.
Strange Alibi (1941) as Deputy
An undercover cop finds himself on the wrong side of the law when the mob discovers his true identity.
Bedtime Story (1941) as Electrician
A stage star''''s dreams of retirement conflict with her playwright husband''''s need for a hit -- with her starring.
The Cowboy and the Blonde (1941) as Groom
Rodeo rider Lank tries his hand at movie making. Spoiled established star Crystal throws tantrums, but after the rodeo she's easy for Lank to handle. It's the "Taming of the Shrew" Hollywood style.
Love Crazy (1941) as Sergeant
A businessman concocts a series of harebrained schemes to keep his wife from divorcing him.
In the Navy (1941) as Jones
A famous radio crooner secretly enlists in the Navy and tries to keep his identity a secret.
Highway West (1941) as Deputy
A woman discovers her respectable husband is a notorious gangster.
The Stork Pays Off (1941) as Joe Hoyt
Gangster Deak Foster (Victory Jory) and his three henchmen, Brains Moran (Maxie Rosenbloom), Ears-to-the-Ground Hinkle (Horace MacMahon) and Photofinish Farris (George McKay), take over what they think is a night club run by a rival, Stud Rocco (Ralf Harold), only to discover it is a nursery run by Irene Perry (Rochelle Hudson). All fall under the benign influence to the point where the three henchmen go to night school to be educated and Deak falls in love with Julie.
Buck Privates (1941) as Sgt. Callahan
Two small-time con artists enlist in the Army to avoid the police.
Mutiny in the Arctic (1941) as Helmsman
We Go Fast (1941) as Sergeant
Rose Couglin (Lynn Bari) is a wise-cracking waitress at a coffe-pt diner with policemen Bob Brandon (Alan Curtis) and Herman Huff (Don DeFore billed as Don DeForest) vying for her attention. Their argument ends when the place is held up, but Brandon tricks the crook and captures him, but lets Herman take the credit. Herman now must sponsor Bob's application to the motrocycle force and is enev more dismayed when society deb Diana Hempstead (Sheila Ryan)takes a liking to Bob. Rose also finds herself involved with a swindle upon a refrigerator manufacturer by a bogus foreign potentate, Nabob (Gerald Mohr.)
Sleepers West (1941) as Brakeman
Detective Shayne is on a train headed for San Francisco with a surprise witness (Hughes) whom many on board would like to keep from testifying at a murder trial.
Manpower (1941) as Foreman
Power linemen feud over the love of a sultry nightclub singer.
Road Agent (1941) as Rancher
Reissued by Realart Pictures in 1953 as "Texas Road Agent", with a title change because RKO had just made a 1952 film using this title, and this was the first year that Universal's "Road Agent" was known as "Texas Road Agent" and that was not a 1941 alternate title as shown by some revisionist-history sources. The actual 1941 filming title was "The Sonora Kid." Duke Masters (Dick Foran) and his two pals, Pancho (Leo Carrillo) and Andy (Andy Devine), are undercover agents for an express company sent to round up a gang of bandits who have been holding up stages carrying gold to the cattlemen of the district. They begin by hijacking a gold shipment from the three bandits who took it from the stage. They take it to town and drop it at the bank. The money was the annual payment to the cattlemen, who are excitedly surrounding bank president Sam Leavitt (Samuel S. Hinds). Steve (John Gallaudet) and the two gunmen who helped him rob the stage are in the crowd. They report this unexpected turn of events to their boss, Big John Morgan (Morris Ankrum.) Morgan tries unsuccessfully to pin the original robbery on Duke and his pals. He later confers with Leavitt who is an unwilling tool in the holdups. Morgan tries to decoy Duke, Pancho and Andy out of town while his gang holds up the bank, but Duke, with the help of Leavitt's daughter, Patricia (Anne Gwynne), beats them to it and cleans out the bank himself, taking the money to Leavitt's home to cache. But Morgan, Steve and the gang are in pursuit.
Western Union (1941) as Henchman
An outlaw goes straight to work for the telegraph company, which puts him in conflict with his lawless brother.
Melody Lane (1941) as Barker for weighing machine
Keep 'Em Flying (1941) as Truck driver
The Lone Wolf Takes a Chance (1941) as Pilot
A reformed jewel thief fights to clear his name when he's framed for murder.
The Face Behind the Mask (1941) as Clerk Stimson
When a fire leaves him hideously scarred, an immigrant turns to crime.
Ride, Kelly, Ride (1941) as Policeman
I Wake Up Screaming (1941) as Policeman
A celebrity promoter is accused of murdering one of his clients.
You'll Never Get Rich (1941) as Colonel's orderly
A Broadway dancing team splits up when the male dancer is drafted.
Pier 13 (1940) as Pier official
Girls of the Road (1940) as Mechanic
The governor''''s daughter tries to win fair treatment for female vagrants by joining them on the road.
Framed (1940) as Policeman
The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date (1940) as Gas attendant
A reformed thief tracks down a missing stamp collection and a kidnapped businessman.
Youth Will Be Served (1940) as Deputy Jim
A southern girl (Withers) goes to a National Youth Association camp after her father goes to jail for bootlegging. When a mean tycoon tries to buy the campground for himself she stages a show which endears her to him. Then her father escapes and catches the crooks who took the tycoon's money, all is saved.
Sky Murder (1940) as Policeman
Detective Nick Carter tries to prove a beautiful immigrant innocent of murder.
Double Alibi (1940) as Policeman
Diamond Frontier (1940) as Attendant
Danger on Wheels (1940) as First mechanic
Island of Doomed Men (1940) as 1st cop
A government agent infiltrates a prison island to build a case against its corrupt, sadistic warden.
You're Not So Tough (1940) as Truck driver
The Dead End Kids are out of the slums of New York's East Side and running around the sunny valleys of California looking for a way to make a quick buck. The idea of working never enters their minds until Halop is egged on by Grey to show his capabilities. Before long, he and Hall are working on the ranch of Galli, an elderly Italian woman who treats her workers like human beings instead of animals. Galli's son disappeared as an infant, and Halop tries to convince her that he is that long lost son, thus possibly sharing in her wealth. Galli is such a good person that Halop is soon motivated by respect instead of greed, so he devises a plan to help her when truckers and a labor organization band together to keep her crops from making it to market.
Little Old New York (1940) as Fireman
Steamboat inventor Robert Fulton shows up in New York in 1807. Tavern keeper (Faye) believes in him, but her boyfriend (MacMurray) doesn't. All seems lost when sailors afraid of losing their jobs burn his boat.
Men Without Souls (1940) as Evans
Phantom Raiders (1940) as Sailor in cafe
Detective Nick Carter tries to stop enemy agents from sabotaging the Panama Canal.
Santa Fe Trail (1940) as Sergeant
Romantic rivals get caught in the battle to stop abolitionist John Brown.
Castle on the Hudson (1940) as Guard
A hardened crook behind bars comes up against a reform-minded warden.
Margie (1940) as Steamfitter
Sailor's Lady (1940) as Marine orderly
Sailor (Hall) is going to marry his girlfriend (Kelly) when he returns, but she becomes foster mother to baby whose parents are accidentally killed. The baby is accidentally left on board a visiting battleship.
New Moon (1940) as Bondsman
A revolutionary leader romances a French aristocrat in Louisiana.
The Grapes of Wrath (1940) as Fred
Oklahoma farmers dispossessed during the Depression fight for better lives in California.
Young Tom Edison (1940) as Army officer
As a precocious child, Tom Edison defies authority to develop his first inventions.
Edison, the Man (1940) as
Thomas Edison fights to turn his dreams into reality.
Calling Philo Vance (1940) as Hennessey
Society sleuth Philo Vance tangles with foreign agents when he investigates the murder of an aircraft manufacturer.
Kit Carson (1940) as Sergeant Clanahan
Frontiersman Kit Carson fights off Indian attacks on the trail to California.
Phantom Submarine (1940) as Chief engineer
The Fatal Hour (1940) as
Asian sleuth Mr. Wong gets caught up in the mystery surrounding a policeman''''s death.
Lucky Cisco Kid (1940) as Corporal
Cisco and Gordito arrive to find there is an outlaw operating in the area who is assumed to be the Cisco Kid. When a reward is offered for his capture and a large shipment of money goes out, Cisco is on hand. Seeing the gang rob the stage he goes after them only to be wounded. The gang leader leaves Cisco's handkerchief at the scene and now he is wanted for the murder he tried to break up.
Gallant Sons (1940) as Deputy
When a man is charged with murder, his son''''s schoolboy friends set out to solve the case.
Thunder Afloat (1939) as Sailor
An old sailor is duped into joining the Navy, where he runs into a longtime rival.
Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation (1939) as O'Hara
Mr. Moto is after a robber who takes the royal jewels from the Tower of London. He is aided by an archaeologist who is looking for Cleopatra's crown in Egypt.
News Is Made at Night (1939) as Guard
The Cisco Kid and the Lady (1939) as Telegraph operator
Just as Harbison kills a miner, Cisco and Gordito arrive and the dying miner rips his map into three pieces. Harbison tries to get the other two pieces but Cisco continues to outwit him. When Cisco takes the map from Billie who took it from Harbison, she identifies him and he is jailed. Having a change of heart she has a plan to get him out and he has a plan to trap Harbison.
Sergeant Madden (1939) as Policeman
A police officer's son joins the force but goes bad.
Those High Grey Walls (1939) as Guard
Blackmail (1939) as First policeman
A man in prison on false charges escapes to save his family from a blackmailer.
Too Busy to Work (1939) as Policeman
They All Come Out (1939) as Captain of watch
A young man sentenced to jail, attempts to reform himself and his fellow inmates.
Frontier Marshal (1939) as
Earp agrees to become marshal and establish order in Tombstone in this very romanticized version of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral (e.g., Doc is killed by Curley before the actual battle and Earp must do the job alone).
Coast Guard (1939) as Third officer
A Coast Guard lieutenant and a reckless flyer vie for the same woman.
Society Lawyer (1939) as Plainclothesman
A lawyer plays with fire when he gets mixed up with underworld types.
Behind Prison Gates (1939) as Hastings
Stand Up and Fight (1939) as Deputy Thomas
A southern aristocrat clashes with a driver transporting stolen slaves to freedom.
Convict's Code (1939) as Tom Lynch
The Return of the Cisco Kid (1939) as Deputy
Cisco is attracted to Ann Carver and is soon involved in her and her Grandfather's problems. Sheriff McNally has taken their money, their deed, and thrown them in jail. After breaking them out he makes a deal to buy back their land from McNally and to get the money he and his comrades rob the bank. When time for the payoff arrives, McNally has his men ready to nab him but Cisco has a surprise for McNally.
My Son Is a Criminal (1939) as Eddy
Mr. Moto in Danger Island (1939) as Henchman
Here I Am a Stranger (1939) as Truck driver
Block-Heads (1938) as Clerk
Chaos erupts when a man tries to help an old war buddy.
Change of Heart (1938) as Thompson
Gang Bullets (1938) as
Highway Patrol (1938) as Brady's chauffeur
Road Demon (1938) as Guard
Meet the Girls (1938) as Steward
Smashing the Spy Ring (1938) as Army pilot
Submarine Patrol (1938) as Grainger
The First Hundred Years (1938) as Workman
A working woman doesn''''t want to give up her career when she marries.
Adventure in Sahara (1938) as Jolatar
Agadez is a lonely French outpost baking under the desert sun and commanded by the cruel and oppressive Captain Savatt (C. Henry Gordon.) To it comes, at his own request, Legionnaire Jim Wilson (Paul Kelly) soon followed by his fiancee, Carla Preston (Lorna Gray), who has been tracing him from post to post. Legionnaires seize the fort and turn Savitt loose in the Arab-haunted desert with only a fraction of the water and food needed to get back to civilization. But Savitt gets through and returns to the fort at the head of an avenging troop of men. But Arabs surround Savitt and his men, and the mutineers, knowing that to leave the fort and aid them means their own death...
Mr. Moto's Gamble (1938) as Policeman
Mr. Moto must discover who poisoned a fighter in the boxing ring. This movie began as "Charlie Chan at the Ringside," but Warner Oland died during the filming so it was switched to a Mr. Moto.
Island in the Sky (1938) as Guard
District Attorney's investigator (Whalen) starts his honeymoon and a man is indicated for murder. His bride (Stuart) doubts the man's guilt and enlists the help of a former racketeer (Kelly) to find the real killer.
The Chaser (1938) as Man at auto
Love trips up an ambulance-chasing lawyer.
Little Miss Roughneck (1938) as Detective
A talented 10-year-old singing prodigy, Foxine LaRue (Edith Fellows), who is only slightly less artificial and theatrical than her name, is pushed into vaudeville by her stage-mother mama, Gert LaRue (Margaret Irving), who is even more artificial and theatrical than her name. Foxine's pretty and older sister, Mary LaRue (Julie Bishop as Jacqueline Wells) makes sacrifices to support the trio. Al Partridge (Scott Kolk as Scott Colton), a hollywood agent becomes interested in Mary and takes the family trio to Hollywood in the hopes of Foxine getting into the movies. After several incidents by the rowdy Foxine on the train, and later at International Studios, Foxine is further from being in the movies than she was in New York. Gert decides that a "hoax" kidnapping is just the ticket to get Foxine the publicity to land a studio contract. That night Foxine dresses as a boy, disarranges her room, leaves a "ransom note" and hops a freight train. The police arrive the next morning and hear Mary accuse Al and Gert of staging the kidnapping, and they are arrested. Foxine leaves the train several hundred miles away and takes shelter with the good-natured Pascual Orozco (Leo Carrillo) and his family. The arrested pair are released when the police receive another ransom note (sent by Foxine.)
Daughter of Shanghai (1938) as Sailor
A young woman tracks down the smugglers who killed her father.
Come On, Leathernecks (1938) as Slats
Squadron of Honor (1938) as Captain Riley
Two Gun Justice (1938) as Joe
A western town is being overrun and ruled by a gang of outlaws led by Bart (John Merton). Former Ranger Tim (Tim McCoy) is called out of retirement and assigned to clean up the gang. He disguises himself as a Mexican bandit, joins the gang and works from within.
Phantom Ranger (1938) as Jeff
Gunsmoke Trail (1938) as Stub
Learning of Walters' inheritance, Larson kills him and assumes his identity. When Larson's men try to kill Walter's niece Lola, Jack Lane breaks it up. This leads to a showdown with Jack outnumbered by Larson and his gang. Having saved Loma's life earlier, he has Fuzzy ride for him and his men.
The Purple Vigilantes (1938) as Murphy
David Ross organizes the ranchers into a vigilante group to rid the town of outlaws. The plan succeeds but the trouble starts when some of the men form a new vigilante group and posing as the original one plunder for loot.
Yellow Jack (1938) as Aide
A Marine in turn-of-the-century Cuba risks his life in the fight to cure yellow fever.
Fair Warning (1937) as O'Reilly
Sing and Be Happy (1937) as Workman
A Fight to the Finish (1937) as George
King of Gamblers (1937) as Simeley
45 Fathers (1937) as Customs guard
The Shadow (1937) as Ticket seller
Mary Gillespie is restoring the Col. Gillespie Circus to its former splendor after her father's death. With the help of her publicist boyfriend Jim, the sell-out crowds are returning to the big top. Egotistical equestrian star Senor Martinet, however, holds $60,000 of notes signed by the Colonel and due in 24 hours. When a mysterious shadowy figure is seen on the circus lot, and Martinet is murdered in the center ring during his performance, there are suspects aplenty, including Vindecco, Martinet's badly abused hunchback assistant. When Vindecco is murdered after confiding clues to Mary, Jim turns her over to the local sheriff, and continues the investigation to unmask the shaodw on his own.
Wells Fargo (1937) as
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
Charlie Chan on Broadway (1937) as Policeman
A New York nightclub singer plans to reveal gangsters named in her private diary. The diary disappears and the singer is murdered. Charlie Chan is called into to investigate.
Submarine D-1 (1937) as C.P.O.
Recruits on a new submarine fall for the same girl.
The Hit Parade (1937) as First mug
Agent Pete Garland is fired by society singer Monica Barrett after he got her a new radio contract, because she thinks her lawyer friend Teddy Leeds fits in better with her social status. To get even, Pete wants to make an unknown singer into a star. He finds Ruth Allison, drives her hard through rehearsals and makes her a star. But she is worried about her past, something she hasn't told Pete: She's an ex-convict and jumped bail in order to keep her partners in crime out of it. Further she's in love with Pete, but feels that he's still carrying a torch for Monica. When Monica's popularity is decreasing, Pete is able to get Ruth a stint on the program, the result is Monica is fired and Ruth get her job, but Monica takes revenge by revealing Ruth's past. Ruth considers it is best for her to disappear before being arrested, but she has become a star in public opinion. Will she get Pete or will she go to prison again ?
Her Husband Lies (1937) as Taxi driver
Partners in Crime (1937) as Reporter
Women Men Marry (1937) as
A reporter''''s busy schedule keeps him from realizing his wife is having an affair with his editor.
Paid to Dance (1937) as Attendant
Government undercover agents William Dennis (Don Terry) and Joan Barclay (Jacqueline Wells) are working to solve the disappearances of girls working as "taxi-dancers" from dance halls operated by Jack Miranda (Arthur Loft) and his henchman Nifty (Paul Fix). Dennis sets himself up as a theatrical booking agent, and shows his power by the opening and closing of Miranda's Paradise Club at will.
Turn Off the Moon (1937) as Police sergeant
It Happened in Hollywood (1937) as Joe Pratt
A silent Western star has trouble adjusting to the coming of sound.
Blonde Trouble (1937) as Brakeman
Fred Stevens (Johnny Downs), on his way to New York City with hopes of succeeding as a songwriter, meets and falls in love with Edna Baker, an employee in a dentist's office. In New York, Fred meets Paul Sears (William Demarest), a broken-down songwriter, his wife Lucille (Helen Flint) and her gold-digging sister, Eileen Fletcher (Terry Walker.) They are indifferent to him until they discover he has his life's savings with him. Eileen makes plans to marry Fred and ignores her song-publishing boy friend, Joe Hart (Lynne Overman.) Fred and Paul write a song together and take it to Hart, who sees a way to get Eileen off his hands by giving Fred a large advance. Fred, who is completely swayed by Eileen, parts with Edna. Hart continues the advances but when Fred and Paul go to him asking why the song hasn't been published, Hart tells them it isn't any good and he was using Fred to help rid him of Eileen. Fred now realizes he loves Edna. A popular radio singer sees Fred's song in Hart's office and sings it on the air, and it becomes a hit.
Stage Door (1937) as Chauffeur
Women at a theatrical boarding house try to make their big break happen.
The Last Gangster (1937) as Reporter
When a notorious gangster gets out of prison, he vows revenge on the wife who left him.
The Country Beyond (1936) as Mounty
Navy Born (1936) as
Ranger Courage (1936) as Snaky [Joe]
Bob Allen, Martha Tibbetts, Walter Miller, Robert ''Buzz'' Henry, and Harry Strang as Snaky. Bob Allen is the Texas Ranger sent to protect a wagon train bearing a well-stocked strongbox through Indian territory.
General Spanky (1936) as Sentry
Three youngsters get mixed up in a crucial Civil War battle.
Pepper (1936) as Taxi driver
Young Pepper Jolly enters the life of sour old millionaire John Wilkes. She convinces him to take her gang to Coney Island and prevents his daughter from marrying a phony aristocrat.
The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936) as Mate
After setting the leg of John Wilkes Booth, Dr. Samuel Mudd is sent to prison as a conspirator in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
Annapolis Farewell (1935) as Signal officer
Car 99 (1935) as Dispatch sergeant
The Daring Young Man (1935) as Convict
The Little Colonel (1935) as Sergeant
After Southern belle Elizabeth Lloyd runs off to marry Yankee Jack Sherman, her father, a former Confederate colonel during the Civil War, vows to never speak to her again. Several years pass and Elizabeth returns to her home town with her husband and young daughter. The little girl charms her crusty grandfather and tries to patch things up between him and her mother.
Love Me Forever (1935) as Henchman
A mob figure helps launch a singer's career only to lose her to a younger man.
Under Pressure (1935) as Man lock tender
The Public Menace (1935) as Cab driver
A cocky reporter's marriage to a manicurist jeopardizes his career.
Charlie Chan in Shanghai (1935) as Chauffeur
The Chinese government calls Charlie Chan to Shanghai to investigate a murder involving an opium ring. Ring leaders kidnap Charlie and attempt to have him killed.
This Is the Life (1935) as Chauffeur
Dante's Inferno (1935) as Ship's officer
A carny builds a gambling empire at the expense of his family's wellbeing.
Air Hawks (1935) as Taxi driver
Two competing air services battle each other while a mysterious death ray threatens the security of the world.
No More Women (1934) as <I>Hawk</I> crew
College Rhythm (1934) as Driver of taxi
The Ghost Walks (1934) as 2nd guard
Whom the Gods Destroy (1934) as Newfoundlander
Broadway's most successful producer, John Forrester (Walter Connolly, character actor who was first-billed in six films in the mid-1930s), is deeply in love with his wife Margaret (Doris Kenyon)and dreams of the future when his son Jack (played in age order by Scotty Beckett, Macon Jones and Robert Young) will step into his shoes. He sails to England to produce a show but the ship strikes a derelict wreckage and is sinking rapidly. In the ensuing wild panic, Forrester saves many lives, until finally, panic stricken by sudden fear, he dons a woman's clothes and is among the rescued. On the coast of Newfouldland, the villagers, not aware of his true identity, curse him but he is befriended by Alec (Hobart Bosworth)who helps him conceal his identity. With a planned story of his survival, he returns to New York but cannot face his family or friends after he sees the plaque to his heroism on his New York theatre. Deciding to remain thought of as dead, he becomes a derelict himself, surviving on odd jobs as he watches from afar his now-grown son (Robert Young)begin his career as a producer. The son meets with failure and Forrester, claiming to be an old friend of his father, goes to him and renders assistance as Jack works on a new play. It is a success and Jack brings his mother to meet his mentor. She recognizes him as her husband and, after Jack has left the room, the two of them decide they still have happiness ahead of them, without Jack having to know the truth.
The Mighty Barnum (1934) as Second drayman
One More River (1934) as Bartender
An abused wife flees her husband and finds love, but at a price.
Beyond the Law (1934) as Telephone mechanic
Most Precious Thing in Life (1934) as Porter
Years after being pushed out of her husband’s life, a woman befriends her long lost son.
King Kong (1933) as
A film crew discovers the "eighth wonder of the world," a giant prehistoric ape, and brings him back to New York, where he wreaks havoc.
The Widow in Scarlet (1932) as Hymie
What Price Hollywood? (1932) as Reporter
A drunken director whose career is fading helps a waitress become a Hollywood star.
Alias Mary Smith (1932) as Yaeger
Seas Beneath (1931) as Gunner and drill sgt.
In the waning days of WWI, a U.S. "Mystery Ship," sets sail for the coast of Spain towing a submarine. Their mission is to find and sink a U-boat that has been especially effective in attacking Allied shipping. Posing as a harmless schooner, the mystery ship is in fact fitted with a formidable gun capable of sinking a U-boat. Stopping in the Canary Islands to refuel, the crew interacts with locals involved with Germans, and with Germans themselves, including the sister of the U-Boat commander, who is lurking offshore waiting for the coming battle.
Hell Bound (1931) as Gaspipe
Around the Corner (1930) as Mac
Hell's Angels (1930) as
Two buddies take on World War I flying aces and a seductive blonde.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Silk Hat Kid (1935) as Doubles

Cast (short)

The Last Installment (1945)
In this short film, a criminal idolizes the life of a famous gangster... unaware that his hero met a tragic end.
A Gun in His Hand (1945)
In this short film, a man joins the police force with the intention of getting away with crimes.
Soaring Stars (1942)
In this comedic short, two autograph hounds attend an air show at the Santa Anita racetrack.
Good Bad Boys (1940)
Deciding that a life of crime suits them, a gang of children gets mixed up with a real burglar in this comedic short.
Bubbling Troubles (1940)
A boy tries to impress a girl by drinking a "dynamite" brew in this comedic short.
Radio Hams (1939)
This short film takes a look at amateur radio operators.
One Against the World (1939)
This short film presents the story of Dr. Ephraim McDowell, who came under scrutiny for his pioneering of surgical practices.
A Criminal Is Born (1938)
This short film tells the story of how a young man starts a crime spree which leads to murder.

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